Hospital staff on coronavirus frontline march to DCs office over protective gear

Scores of hospital workers at Chikwawa district hospital on Wednesday marched peacefully to the office of the District Commissioner to press the government give them  personal  protective gear for coronavirus pandemic.

Fronline health workers: Don’t send us to coronavirus war without weapons

On Tuesday, the nurses, doctors and clinicians abandoned work to force the government give them gloves, face masks and saitizers among other things.

This comes at a time when there are growing fears in the district that that some people continue to arrive from South Africa using unchartered routes.

The hospital workers presented a petition to the district commissioner Ali Phiri.

Phiri said he would present the petition to higher authorities to act on the grievances.

The district has one coronavirus case but the hospital staff said there are still many untraced people who might have been in contact with the patient before he was quarantined.

Immigration officials in the district said they have identified two unchartered routes people are using to escape the lockdown in South Africa and are sealing them off.

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10 months ago

Chiswa B penapake kumaganiza inu adpp simukufuna kuthandiza dziko koma ndalama zobwera kuti zithandizire ndiye zimene mufuna kuti mutafune koma zoona mpaka lero anthu oti azithandiza wathu alibe zovala zozitetezera ndiye muziti mukukhuzidwa?🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈komatu umbamvau kumaona malire ndithu muyaluka

chipwika
chipwika
10 months ago

Opanda passion? If it were you, would you have gone ahead treating the sick without protection? Ndiwe buluzi kwabasi

Chiswa B
Chiswa B
10 months ago
Reply to  chipwika

Yes ndipo I would be very willing to take your place u heartless providers. Ma clinician koma kukwata ma patient basi. Ma nurse kukwata azimai odikilira kubereka.

Goat
Goat
10 months ago
Reply to  chipwika

Chiswa,This virus is ruthless. It can sweep the entire healthcare professionals. If they die , how long will it take to replace them all considering the shortage we have too.

Are u listening or keeping yourself up to date with whats happening ku first World. Drs, nurses, cleaners, porters are dying.

This is the first World. Be kind and sensitive.

These Healthcare professionals have families.
Corona akaklowa munyumba akusesa family yonse. Be sensitive.

Chiswa B
Chiswa B
10 months ago

Ma health worker without passion for their job akumathawa ma suspect of covid 19. Ntchito basi kujambula azimai ku labour

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